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How to sign: an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
"the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago";
Within this category: avulsion, mutation, sublimation, surprise, birth, separation, vagary, variation, conversion, death, decrease, destabilization, increase, easing, deformation, transition, transformation, twinkle, shimmer, transmutation, damage, development, revolution, mutation, sex change, loss of consciousness
How to sign: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue";
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